2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Bucasia

Code SSC30250 (SSC)
People 4,257
Male 2,170
Female 2,087
Median age 32
Families 1,162
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,654
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,841
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,200
Median weekly rent $400
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %
Total 4,257 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,170 51.0 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,087 49.0 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 188 4.4 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,257 people in Bucasia (State Suburbs) of these 51.0% were male and 49.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.4% of the population.

Age Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 367 8.6 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 364 8.5 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 331 7.8 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 278 6.5 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 229 5.4 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 361 8.5 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 329 7.7 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 334 7.8 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 380 8.9 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 353 8.3 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 275 6.5 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 215 5.0 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 177 4.2 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 119 2.8 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 57 1.3 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 37 0.9 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 37 0.9 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 17 0.4 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Bucasia (State Suburbs) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 25.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,733 54.2 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 88 2.8 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 252 7.9 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 74 2.3 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,051 32.9 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Bucasia (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 54.2% were married and 10.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 42 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 49 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 71 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Bucasia (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,494 54.3 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 383 13.9 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 875 31.8 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Bucasia (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Bucasia (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 47 3.6 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 365 28.2 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 82 6.3 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 61 4.7 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 146 11.3 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 77 6.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 46 3.6 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 84 6.5 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 73 5.6 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 21 1.6 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 292 22.6 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,294 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Bucasia (State Suburbs) 30.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 39.2% were in primary school, 20.8% in secondary school and 12.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 3,360 78.9 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 772 19.6 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 254 6.4 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 191 4.8 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,726 69.1 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Bucasia (State Suburbs), 69.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,542 66.2 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 574 24.6 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 119 5.1 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 94 4.0 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,329 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,329 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bucasia (State Suburbs). Of these 66.2% were employed full time, 24.6% were employed part-time and 4.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 203 9.1 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 153 6.8 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 217 9.7 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 339 15.2 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,206 54.0 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Bucasia (State Suburbs), 9.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 54.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Bucasia (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 788 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 2,035 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,841 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bucasia (State Suburbs) was $788.

Travel to work, top responses Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,360 73.8 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,155 36.1 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 263 8.2 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 466 14.6 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Bucasia (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 36.1% provided care for children and 8.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 699 21.9 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 862 26.9 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 432 13.5 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 366 11.4 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bucasia (State Suburbs), 26.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.4% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 406 34.9 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 600 51.6 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 149 12.8 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 8 0.7 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Bucasia (State Suburbs), 51.6% were couple families with children, 34.9% were couple families without children and 12.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 24.7 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 75.3 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Bucasia (State Suburbs) 24.7% of single parents were male and 75.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,370 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,446 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bucasia (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,446 and those without children was $2,370.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 244 24.1 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 18 1.8 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 244 24.1 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 177 17.5 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 32 3.2 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 79 7.8 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 62 6.1 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 155 15.3 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Bucasia (State Suburbs), of couple families, 24.1% had both partners employed full-time, 1.8% had both employed part-time and 24.1% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,407 89.7 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 162 10.3 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Bucasia (State Suburbs), 89.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,310 93.2 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 36 2.6 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 41 2.9 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 19 1.4 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Bucasia (State Suburbs), 93.2% were separate houses, 2.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.9% were flats, units or apartments and 1.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 7 0.5 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 54 3.8 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 120 8.5 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 608 43.3 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 600 42.7 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 16 1.1 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Bucasia (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.8% had 1 bedroom, 8.5% had 2 bedrooms and 43.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 273 19.4 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 705 50.1 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 406 28.9 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.2 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 19 1.4 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Bucasia (State Suburbs), 19.4% were owned outright, 50.1% were owned with a mortgage and 28.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,150 81.8 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 222 15.8 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 34 2.4 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Bucasia (State Suburbs), of all households, 81.8% were family households, 15.8% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

Household income Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 11.8 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 17.2 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bucasia (State Suburbs), 11.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 17.2% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 400 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.0 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.0 -- 11.9 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,200 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.3 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.7 -- 9.7 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %
None 35 2.5 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 385 27.4 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 636 45.3 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 314 22.4 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 34 2.4 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Bucasia (State Suburbs), 27.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 45.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.4% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 191 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 89 46.6 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 102 53.4 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Bucasia (State Suburbs), there were 191 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 89 (or 46.6%) were male and 102 (or 53.4%) were female. The median age was 16 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,696 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Bucasia (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,696.

Mortgage and rent Bucasia % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 340 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,200 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Bucasia (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $340 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,200.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data | These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats | For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2011 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

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